Candid Engineer is blogging about giving a 20 minute research presentation, and it reminded me that I posted a very detailed set of suggestions about this at the old DrugMonkey blog. Since I’m a lazy fuck, here is a repost.
I have recently been helping one of my trainees with a short seminar presentation, and last week I was at a subfield conference that featured many short seminars delivered by trainees and PIs. Here are some of my thoughts concerning the proper design and delivery of a short seminar (15-20 minutes). Some of these ideas are also applicable to long seminars.
The rest is inside the crack.

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